Millennials, Let’s Move Past the Jargon by Lauren Allen

An article on the Forbes website from January 2012 used the following quote from Jennifer Chatman, management professor at the University of California-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, “Jargon masks real meaning.” I hope that you will allow me some small liberties with this phrase. Jargon relates to words or phrases that are used within certain… Read More

don’t put your employees in the hospital!

“Simply put, employers can make decisions to improve people’s lives in fundamentally important ways. Or, alternatively, employers can, either intentionally or through ignorance and neglect, create workplaces that literally sicken and kill people.” (Pfeffer, 2018) This quote is one of the many that stopped me dead in my tracks. To realize that the quality of… Read More

6 questions leaders must answer

Much is written about how to use questions to lead; about how leaders need to be asking the right questions of those they lead. However, one key aspect of leadership, is answering questions for the people that you are leading. In one of my favorite organizational health books, The Advantage, my favorite organizational health / business author,… Read More